World Book Night 2011

20,000 passionate book lovers will give away 1,000,000 books on the inaugural World Book Night In the UK and Ireland. Booklovers are invited to apply to be one of the 20,000 givers of 48 copies of their favourite book chosen from a carefully selected list of 25 titles.

The twenty-five titles that will be distributed on the first World Book Night on 5 March 2011.

Half of a Yellow Sun Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Harper Perennial
Case Histories Kate Atkinson Black Swan
The Blind Assassin Margaret Atwood Virago
A Life Like Other People’s Alan Bennett Profile & Faber
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold John le Carré Penguin
Killing Floor Lee Child Bantam
The World’s Wife Carol Ann Duffy Picador
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Mark Haddon Vintage
New Selected Poems Seamus Heaney Faber
Rachel’s Holiday Marian Keyes Penguin/Poolbeg
The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohsin Hahmed Penguin
Agent Zigzag Ben Macintyre Bloomsbury
Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel García Márquez Penguin
Life of Pi Yann Martel Canongate
Stuart Alexander Masters Fourth Estate
A Fine Balance Rohinton Mistry Faber
Cloud Atlas David Mitchell Sceptre
Beloved Toni Morrison Vintage
One Day David Nicholls Hodder
Northern Lights Philip Pullman Scholastic
All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque Vintage
Dissolution C.J. Sansom Pan
Toast Nigel Slater Fourth Estate
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark Penguin
Fingersmith Sarah Waters Virago

The inaugural World Book Night will take place on Saturday, 5 March 2011, two days after World Book Day.

More information @ World Book Night


~ by eneryvibes on 1,January 21, 2011.

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